A record amount of smuggled cigarettes estimated 1, 5 million euros tied in the Transcarpathian region, informs on the first day of the weekend, the press service of the main Directorate of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Transcarpathian region.
"The seventeenth of July in the village Makarovo Mukachevo district, Transcarpathian police found the largest for the period since January of this year, the party of the "left" of cigarettes. In the hangar of the former collective farms were 3 trailers from trucks, to the base of filled cigarettes without excise stamps ", - is informed in the report.
As explained by the police employee, trailers brought unidentified citizens and he asked me to hold for a fee.
according to unconfirmed information, the Price of smuggled cigarettes is at least half a million euros, highlights Department of the interior.
Open case under the criminal code according to section 204 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (illegal production, storage, sale or transportation for sales of excisable goods).
Ukrainian Authorities said the battle against smuggling in the Transcarpathian region after the "Right sector" last weekend we made there shooting with the police. The reason for shooting in the "Right sector" has called the battle against smuggling. Government officials state that smuggling and corruption in the region is one of the biggest questions since this region is a border, and go across the border flows of contraband. For the previous week in the area changed the leader - it was already the former head of the Luhansk region Gennady Moskal and Directors of districts and local law enforcement.